Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 717 590
Rank change year-on-year -14 -127 -58
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 486 510 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.55% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 357 389 800
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,088
90th Percentile £65,800 £62,500 £60,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97,071 93,565 109,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.58% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,553 80,121 94,510
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 471 £45,000 - 92
UK excluding London -27 282 £42,500 - 69
London +16 191 £50,000 -9.09% 29
South East +19 107 £45,000 - 21
Midlands +34 58 £37,625 +0.33% 11
South West +18 51 £42,500 +34.92% 10
North of England -23 38 £42,500 +18.88% 16
West Midlands +27 35 £38,750 -6.63% 5
North West -31 33 £42,500 +13.33% 13
East Midlands +37 23 £31,000 +2.48% 6
East of England -45 23 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire +5 5 £30,000 - 2
Scotland -53 5 £32,500 -23.53% 5

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 276 (56.79%) Windows
2 245 (50.41%) PowerShell
3 231 (47.53%) SQL
4 205 (42.18%) JavaScript
5 204 (41.98%) Microsoft
6 192 (39.51%) SQL Server
7 177 (36.42%) C#
8 172 (35.39%) .NET
9 163 (33.54%) VB
10 141 (29.01%) Active Directory
11 134 (27.57%) Windows Server
12 121 (24.90%) VMware
13 112 (23.05%) HTML
14 104 (21.40%) Java
15 102 (20.99%) ITIL
15 102 (20.99%) Test Automation
16 101 (20.78%) Windows 7
16 101 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 97 (19.96%) Finance
18 93 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
19 91 (18.72%) Windows 10
20 85 (17.49%) CSS
21 82 (16.87%) SCCM
21 82 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
22 81 (16.67%) HP
23 77 (15.84%) Configuration Management
24 76 (15.64%) jQuery
25 74 (15.23%) ASP.NET
26 72 (14.81%) IIS
26 72 (14.81%) Linux

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (14.81%) IIS
2 36 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 28 (5.76%) Apache
4 25 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.12%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.65%) CMS
9 6 (1.23%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.03%) JBoss
11 4 (0.82%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.41%) Confluence
12 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (0.82%) Avid Media Composer
4 3 (0.62%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.82%) HFM
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.21%) Movex
5 1 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
1 46 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (8.85%) Office 365
3 17 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (2.47%) SaaS
5 11 (2.26%) IaaS
6 10 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.23%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.62%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.62%) Twilio
11 2 (0.41%) G Suite
11 2 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (14.40%) DNS
2 50 (10.29%) DHCP
3 44 (9.05%) Firewall
4 38 (7.82%) HTTP
5 31 (6.38%) WAN
6 30 (6.17%) LAN
7 24 (4.94%) SAN
7 24 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 23 (4.73%) VoIP
9 17 (3.50%) VPN
10 16 (3.29%) Internet
10 16 (3.29%) Intranet
11 15 (3.09%) VLAN
12 13 (2.67%) SSL
13 11 (2.26%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.26%) Wireshark
14 9 (1.85%) Network Security
15 7 (1.44%) Kerberos
15 7 (1.44%) Skype
16 6 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (4.53%) MySQL
7 19 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.88%) Siebel EIM
9 13 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.47%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (2.47%) QlikView
11 11 (2.26%) MS Access
12 10 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.23%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 50 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 46 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 43 (8.85%) HP UFT
4 39 (8.02%) Selenium
5 38 (7.82%) JIRA
5 38 (7.82%) Maven
6 34 (7.00%) Subversion
7 33 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 25 (5.14%) Cucumber
9 25 (5.14%) Eclipse
10 23 (4.73%) Ant
10 23 (4.73%) JUnit
11 20 (4.12%) Git (software)
11 20 (4.12%) MSI
12 16 (3.29%) WinDbg
13 14 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (2.06%) Rational Functional Tester
15 9 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 97 (19.96%) Finance
2 23 (4.73%) Banking
3 18 (3.70%) Front Office
3 18 (3.70%) Legal
4 16 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.65%) Retail
7 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.03%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) Law
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (20.99%) Developer
2 46 (9.47%) Analyst
3 44 (9.05%) C# Developer
4 32 (6.58%) .NET Developer
5 31 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.17%) Development Engineer
6 30 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 25 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 24 (4.94%) Desktop Support
8 24 (4.94%) HTML Developer
9 23 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 22 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (4.53%) C# Web Developer
10 22 (4.53%) IT Engineer
11 21 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
12 20 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.91%) QA Engineer
13 19 (3.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (35.39%) .NET
2 112 (23.05%) HTML
3 85 (17.49%) CSS
4 76 (15.64%) jQuery
5 74 (15.23%) ASP.NET
6 60 (12.35%) XML
7 57 (11.73%) Web Services
8 54 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 38 (7.82%) Entity Framework
10 35 (7.20%) SOAP
11 32 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (6.38%) HTML5
13 29 (5.97%) JSON
14 27 (5.56%) REST
15 25 (5.14%) Classic ASP
16 23 (4.73%) AngularJS
16 23 (4.73%) CSS3
17 22 (4.53%) Gherkin
18 21 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (4.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.79%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.70%) Clustering
5 16 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.29%) PKI
6 15 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 15 (3.09%) Replication
7 14 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.47%) User Experience
9 7 (1.44%) Fintech
10 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.03%) CMDB
12 4 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.82%) Online Gambling
12 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 276 (56.79%) Windows
2 134 (27.57%) Windows Server
3 101 (20.78%) Windows 7
3 101 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (18.72%) Windows 10
5 82 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (14.81%) Linux
7 50 (10.29%) Unix
8 14 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.62%) Android
12 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.99%) ITIL
1 102 (20.99%) Test Automation
2 93 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (15.84%) Configuration Management
4 45 (9.26%) SDLC
5 41 (8.44%) DevOps
6 39 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (8.02%) Software Engineering
7 37 (7.61%) Software Testing
8 36 (7.41%) Release Management
9 35 (7.20%) MVC
9 35 (7.20%) Problem Management
10 33 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.79%) Web Development
11 32 (6.58%) Waterfall
12 28 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (5.56%) Functional Testing
14 25 (5.14%) BDD
15 24 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
15 24 (4.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 245 (50.41%) PowerShell
2 231 (47.53%) SQL
3 205 (42.18%) JavaScript
4 177 (36.42%) C#
5 163 (33.54%) VB
6 104 (21.40%) Java
7 71 (14.61%) Python
8 59 (12.14%) T-SQL
9 57 (11.73%) Perl
10 54 (11.11%) C++
11 42 (8.64%) VB.NET
12 35 (7.20%) Ruby
13 26 (5.35%) C
14 22 (4.53%) Groovy
14 22 (4.53%) VB6
15 21 (4.32%) Jython
16 20 (4.12%) Bash Shell
17 16 (3.29%) VBA
18 12 (2.47%) PL/SQL
19 11 (2.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 64 (13.17%) Degree
2 37 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (4.94%) MCSE
6 23 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.53%) CCNA
8 21 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (4.32%) MCP
9 12 (2.47%) ISTQB
10 10 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.65%) MCITP
12 7 (1.44%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.44%) ISEB
13 6 (1.23%) CCA
13 6 (1.23%) MCSA
13 6 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.03%) MCTS
15 4 (0.82%) CCNP
15 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.76%) QA
2 23 (4.73%) SLA
3 11 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 72 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (8.23%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.29%) BitLocker
7 13 (2.67%) XenApp
8 12 (2.47%) Docker
9 10 (2.06%) vSphere
10 8 (1.65%) XenServer
11 7 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.21%) pfSense
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (16.87%) SCCM
2 25 (5.14%) WSUS
3 22 (4.53%) CA Service Virtualization
4 18 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.29%) SCOM
6 14 (2.88%) PowerBroker
7 13 (2.67%) Puppet
8 12 (2.47%) Ansible
8 12 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (2.26%) SCOrch
10 10 (2.06%) vRealize
11 9 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (1.65%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 7 (1.44%) Salt
13 7 (1.44%) SCVMM
14 6 (1.23%) EdgeSight
14 6 (1.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 204 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 121 (24.90%) VMware
3 81 (16.67%) HP
4 47 (9.67%) Citrix
5 42 (8.64%) Oracle
6 28 (5.76%) Cisco
7 27 (5.56%) Siebel
8 24 (4.94%) CA
9 15 (3.09%) BMC
10 13 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 13 (2.67%) Apple
10 13 (2.67%) Sophos
11 12 (2.47%) Symantec
12 11 (2.26%) McAfee
12 11 (2.26%) Progress
12 11 (2.26%) Remedy
13 10 (2.06%) Ivanti
14 9 (1.85%) Tableau
15 8 (1.65%) Nimsoft
15 8 (1.65%) Sitecore